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Join photographer, Cynthia Greig, as she discusses he inspiration behind her exhibit, True Likeness: Representations & Nature Morte on display at Crooked Tree Arts Center through April 2, 2016.
Drawing inspiration from her diverse background in photography, printmaking, filmmaking, museums and design, Cynthia Greig has been making photographs and videos since 1990. Exhibited in both the US and abroad, her works are held in private and public collections, including the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston MA, George Eastman House, Rochester NY, Museum of Contemporary Photography, Chicago IL, Museum of Fine, Arts, Houston TX and Smith College Museum of Art, Northampton, MA among others. In 2015 The Kresge Foundation awarded Cynthia a Kresge Arts in Detroit Artist Fellowship; her work has received previous recognition and awards from the Aperture Foundation (New York), Center for New Television (Chicago), Houston Center for Photography, Michigan Council for the Arts and Cultural Affairs and Santa Fe Center for Photography. An avid collector of vintage photography, Cynthia also co-authored the book, Women in Pants: Manly Maidens, Cowgirls and Other Renegades(Harry N. Abrams, NY, 2003), chronicling the history of women who dared to wear trousers before they became an accepted clothing option. Cynthia received her MFA in photography from The University of Michigan School of Art + Design in Ann Arbor, MI in 1995.
This event is free and open to the public.
Image: Nature Morte no. 4 (Still Life inside Out), chromogenic development print, 26 x 32 inches, 2009